The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents took the unusual step of appointing a former politician to lead UNR on Thursday, unanimously naming ex-Gov. Brian Sandoval as the university’s 17th president and marking a formal end to the months-long search to replace outgoing President Marc Johnson. In doing so, regents also approved a $500,000 base salary —… [Read More]
More than 16,000 parents and students at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) recently signed a petition asking UNR authorities to postpone the graduation, while rejecting any “virtual” alternative to the traditional ceremony. Fortunately for those concerned, UNR has listened to them. The university’s president, Marc Johnson, offered them the choice of holding a graduation… [Read More]
Along with almost every other semblance of normal life, the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) will also postpone its presidential search due to the coronavirus. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, the Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly recently announced that both UNR and the University of… [Read More]
RENO, Nev. — The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) has received a Carnegie Community Engagement classification, university President Marc Johnson announced Friday. UNR and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas both join another 243 institutions of higher learning in the United States to be recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for their involvement within their respective… [Read More]
The campus community at the University of Nevada, Reno has been rattled by multiple white supremacist and anti-LGBTQ actions since the fall semester started up. KUNR’s Andrew Mendez reports.